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[movies]Free Air - Handy (Jam) Organization
Dramatic depiction of how gasoline and air mix to provide power in the automobile engine.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering
Downloads: 8,088 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]American Maker - Handy (Jam) Organization
Relates how Americans build, from youth throughout life, by using their ingenuity not only in technological advancement but in everyday efforts by everyone. Promo for 1960 Chevrolets, with excellent footage of Americans at home, work, and leisure, and a short sequence showing futuristic appliances and the manufacturing of telephones and transistor radios (in the United States).
Keywords: Manufacturing: Automobiles; Automobiles: Advertising; 1960s
Downloads: 345 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Tough Friends - Handy (Jam) Organization
How steel and steel alloys make the modern automobile safer and more durable.
Keywords: Metals: Steel; Automobiles: Engineering; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 11,501 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Two Pay Days (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Motivational film for 1920s Chevrolet salesmen.
Keywords: Sales: Training; Automobiles: Sales
Downloads: 2,857
[movies]Two Pay Days (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Motivational film for 1920s Chevrolet salesmen.
Keywords: Sales: Training; Automobiles: Sales
Downloads: 2,784 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Over the Waves - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the Chevrolet suspension system smooths out a rough ride.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering; Amusement parks; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 8,713 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Just a Spark - Handy (Jam) Organization
Chevrolet automobiles fight forest fires.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering
Downloads: 6,349 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Great New Star, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Dinah Shore promotes the new Chevrolets and sings "See the U.S.A. in your new Chevrolet."
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 56,382 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Trail of the Rocket (Part I) - Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.
Singers Lucille and Johnny, whose radio show is sponsored by Oldsmobile, are invited to visit the Olds factory to see why the product is superior. While touring the plant, Johnny becomes concerned that another visitor is a Martian spy dedicated to subverting Earth's autonomy. Some might call this film a McCarthyite allegory; others a slow-moving plant tour. Story: Gordon Miller. Camera: John Niklasch...
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Automobiles: Manufacturing; Cold War
Downloads: 6,199 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Sailing Along - Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.
Plymouth Division, Chrystler Corporation presents Sailing Along, produced by Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Automobiles: Advertising; Automobiles: Engineering
Downloads: 17,344 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]General Motors Around the World (Part III) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How one of the first multinational corporations organized itself to sell to the world under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. With excellent images of General Motors workers in offices and factories, and scenes of GM activity in Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other nations.
Keywords: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Globalization
Downloads: 4,373 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 3, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 7,565 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]General Motors Around the World (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How one of the first multinational corporations organized itself to sell to the world under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. With excellent images of General Motors workers in offices and factories, and scenes of GM activity in Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other nations.
Keywords: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Globalization
Downloads: 2,331 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 4) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: the "Boudoir Express," dressing rooms on wheels in which women can change into swimsuits; Detroit police directing traffic with a "talking safety car"; miniature model planes at the International Air Derby; petroleum geologists X-raying the ground in search for oil; a seagoing, amphibious automobile navigating a lake; and Mickey, the firefighting cat of Minneapolis.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 8,308 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: Miami, Florida police practice shooting at stationary targets from moving cars; Southern youngsters learn safe driving habits while driving in kiddie cars and scooters on miniature streets; Chautauqua Lake ferry uses two automobile engines as motive power.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 5,180 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 3, No. 3) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,796 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Corvair in Action, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional film for the controversial Chevrolet Corvair.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 77,565 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(28 reviews)
[movies]Trader Thorne - Wilding Picture Productions
Auto dealer sales film explaining why trade-ins are necessary -- because almost all customers already have cars. Director: Jack Tilles. Writer: George Wilcock. Camera: John Niklasch. Sound: Raymond Esh. Art Director: Edward Jewell. Editor: Foster Travis. With Hugh Beaumont (Joe Thorne), Glen Denning (Herb Potter), Frances Helm (Charlotte), Ed Prentiss (Mr. Fuller), Barry Hopkins (Mr. Thaler), Art Van Harvey (Mr...
Keywords: Automobiles: Sales; Sales: Training
Downloads: 6,430 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]General Motors Around the World (Part IV) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How one of the first multinational corporations organized itself to sell to the world under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. With excellent images of General Motors workers in offices and factories, and scenes of GM activity in Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other nations.
Keywords: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Globalization
Downloads: 3,426 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: a Chevrolet pulling an aquaplane along the beach; an isolated Kentucky village linked to the world by motor cars; alligator wrestling; mobility for the Miami Beach police; and new parking meters in Dallas, Texas.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,690 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Formations - Handy (Jam) Organization
Defensive driving film explaining the importance of awareness of surrounding vehicles.
Keywords: Safety: Driving; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,289 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreel containing a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including the construction of U.S. 1 linking Key West, Florida with the mainland; a Baltimore ceremony awarding large Chevrolet keys to the oldest auto plant employees; a man leading a pony with his Chevrolet; the "Evans Auto-Railer," an automobile that runs down railroad tracks in Jackson, Michigan; old automobile advertising; a travelogue sequence set in St...
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 7,312 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 4, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,874 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]General Motors Around the World (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How one of the first multinational corporations organized itself to sell to the world under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. With excellent images of General Motors workers in offices and factories, and scenes of GM activity in Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other nations.
Keywords: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Globalization
Downloads: 7,986 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 3, No. 4) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 6,277 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Terraplane Newsreel] - Universal Newsreel
Earl C. Anthony, Terraplane automobile dealer, takes pictures of airplane landing atop Terraplane car.
Keywords: Stunts; Automobiles; Aviation: Stunts
Downloads: 9,193 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Roads to Romance: Coral Gables - Handy (Jam) Organization
Travelogue, made for theatrical showing, promoting tourism in Coral Gables, Florida. Shows colorful parrots, the University of Miami, and a visit to the beach.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Travelogues; Florida
Downloads: 14,181 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Roads to Romance: The Santa Cruz Trail and Land of the Giant Cactus - Handy (Jam) Organization
Travelogue, made for theatrical showing, promoting tourism in Arizona.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Travelogues; Arizona
Downloads: 9,375 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Around the Corner - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the automobile differential allows a vehicle to turn a corner while keeping the wheels from skidding.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering; Physics; Motorcycles
Downloads: 52,246 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]All in One - Handy (Jam) Organization
Homage to the dog and comparison of canine attributes with Chevrolet features.
Keywords: Animals: Dogs; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 7,395 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Custom 8 Cruiser" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 3,714 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Human Bridge, The - Wolff (Raphael G.) Studios, Inc.
Traces the birth of the 1949 Ford from the drawing board to the roads of the world, showing different stages of automobile design and manufacturing. Run time should be 27:17, but these files only have the first 12 minutes or so.
Keywords: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Automobiles: Engineering; Occupations: Automobile manufacturing
Downloads: 9,432 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 4, No. 3) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,169 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 3, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreel containing a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 18,193 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11268: Detroit, Michigan Family, Postal Workers, ca. 1955
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family showing children, babies, backyard action, adults, children and baby posing with automobile parked on street. A sequence towards the end of the film shows postal workers posing outside a U.S. Post Office facility, probably located on Baltimore St. in Detroit, by the railroad tracks.
Keywords: Home movies; Detroit; families; children; babies; automobiles; postal workers; labor
Downloads: 458 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 5, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising; Agriculture: Poultry
Downloads: 4,767 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 3) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: heavy-duty trucks used in construction; St. Augustine, Florida, site of the oldest houses in America; old horseless carriage advertisements; a homemade streamlined house trailer in Guadalupe, California; auto interiors designed by new York jewelers; an Army convoy at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; and a Chihuahua dog standing in for a radiator ornament on a moving car in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising; Animals: Dogs
Downloads: 6,836 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Princess and the Pauper, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Nicky Nome, a spinoff from "A Coach for Cinderella" and hero of this cartoon, rescues a treasure-laden pauper from the Valley of Jewels, taking him to the princess on a magic carpet, which transforms itself into a new Chevrolet. Expresses a caricatured view of Arab people, typical of many cartoons of the time.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Automobiles: Advertising; Orientalism
Downloads: 26,971 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Something for Nothing - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cartoonist Rube Goldberg creates a little animation to explain how fuel is converted to power in the modern automobile engine.
Keywords: Animation: Rube Goldberg; Automobiles: Engineering
Downloads: 16,258 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11262: Detroit, Michigan Family, World War II-era
Home movies shot in and around the home of a Detroit, Michigan family, probably during World War II.
Keywords: home movies; Detroit; backyards; children; streets; automobiles; soldiers
Downloads: 552 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11303: Detroit, Michigan High School Football Game and Young People Socializing, ca. 1940s
Home movies presumably shot in and around Detroit, Michigan, ca. mid-1940s (possibly World War II-era). Includes scenes at an unidentified high-school football game, and scenes of young adults socializing around houses and cars.
Keywords: Home movies; Detroit; Football; High schools; Young adults; Teenagers; Automobiles
Downloads: 1,108 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11339: A Little Picnic
Produced by Jack Simmons and Bob Jordan. Titles date film as Sunday, July 7, 1940. Includes scenes of a picnic, two men practicing contact gymnastics, resting and sport. After "The End" title, film includes footage of automobile racing on banked track in enclosed stadium, point-of-view scenes shot from a car driving westbound on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, eastbound scenes on the bridge, scenes on San Francisco Bay shot from a ferry, a parade on an unidentified occasion (possibly the c...
Keywords: San Francisco; San Francisco Bay; San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge; Golden Gate Bridge; home movies; leisure; recreation; Motion pictures (titles); driving; ferries; Automobiles (Racing)
Downloads: 948 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Peg-Leg Pedro - Handy (Jam) Organization
Chevrolet advertising cartoon in Technicolor on a "Treasure Island" theme.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Automobiles: Advertising; Pirates
Downloads: 28,116 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 3) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories. Contents include: bathing girls dive from top of Chevrolet automobile; owner of 1913 car trades it in for a new 1936 Chevrolet; Jack Dempsey referees a boys' boxing match; a seven-foot tall giant man inspects the Chevrolet "Turret Top"; a fishing expedition in the Ozark Mountains; a car driven into the water so that fish can swim in and be trapped; the Detroit police traffic safety campaign; and a birthday party for children...
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising; Oddities
Downloads: 17,240 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Trip, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Screen ad, in Technicolor, for the 1940 Chevrolet models.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Advertising: Screen ads; Car culture
Downloads: 12,634 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Other Fellow, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Comedian Edgar Kennedy teaches a driving safety lesson.
Keywords: Safety: Automotive; Automobiles: Advertising; Social guidance: Etiquette
Downloads: 8,086 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Streamlines - Handy (Jam) Organization
Streamlines are not just beautiful, but also safer, cheaper and more comfortable.
Keywords: Design; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Physics
Downloads: 7,458 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Seventy" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 31,844 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 3,397 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11302: Detroit, Michigan Family
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family, approx, late 1940s or early 1950s. Includes family and home scenes, members of a wedding party and guests on the sidewalk, two men on local automobile trips, two men putting flowers on a gravestone in a cemetery, family getting into a car for a trip, zoo scenes, and backyard scenes.
Keywords: Home movies; Detroit; Families; Homes; Weddings; Automobiles; Roadtrips; Men; Cemeteries; Flowers; Zoos; Backyards
Downloads: 1,447 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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